Illinois Watershed Groups

7 June 08 Salt Creek cleanup tireThere are many groups in Illinois working together to protect and improve our rivers and streams. Listed below are links to active watershed groups in the state.  If you do not see your watershed group on our list, please let us know so we can add it.  Thanks!

planning meeting

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Flint Creek Watershed PartnershipSalt Fork voluneers on hillside

Friends of the Fox River

Friends of Kickapoo Creek

Hickory Creek Watershed

Indian Creek Watershed Project Ltd.

La Moine River Ecosystem Partnership

Nippersink Creek Watershed

ParkLands Foundation (Mackinaw River)

Peoria Lakes Watersheds

Salt Creek Watershed Network

Upper Des Plaines Rivers Ecosystem Partnership

FIND YOUR LOCAL WATERSHED GROUP at the Illinois Watershed Management Clearinghouse

Photos, top to bottom:
~ Tires and metal debris being removed during a 2008 river clean-up by the Salt Creek Watershed Network based in the Chicago area.  Salt Creek runs through DuPage and Cook Counties.
~ Planning meeting.
~ Cleaning up the banks of the Salt Fork River in Champaign County.
updated – July 2011